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Gulfport man arrested on charge of simple assault

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 52-year-old Eric Hardy of Gulfport on a charge of simple assault on a police officer. Officers responded to a report of an alleged shoplifting and attempted to arrest Hardy. During the course…

Arrested for felony simple assault

Biloxi police arrested 20-year-old Jacob Towe of Ione, California for felony simple assault on an emergency medical employee. Police say the arrest occurred in a local emergency room where Towe assaulted an employee of the hospital who was attempting to…

Naked man with machete injures Biloxi officers

Two Biloxi police officers are injured after a call reporting a man armed with a machete. Police arrested 37-year-old Telly Dixon at the Palm Isle Apartments shortly before 6 o’clock this morning. A resident of the Palm Isle Apartments sustained…

Arrested for simple assault

The suspect in the March assault of a Louisiana woman in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino parking garage has been arrested. Alexander Stewart of Gautier has been located and arrested in Scott County, Mississippi. Stewart is being held at…

Police ask for helping find woman’s attacker

Last month, a Louisiana woman was assaulted inside her vehicle while parked at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino parking garage. The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Alexander Oneil Stewart of Gautier. An arrest warrant has been issued for…

Accused of assaulting a paramedic

Biloxi police arrested a homeless man for simple assault on an emergency technician. Police say officers and AMR assisted 58-year-old Marvin Watkins of Florida after falling off his bike on Pass Road. During transport to the Biloxi VA Hospital, Watkins…

Homeless man assaults woman

A homeless man is behind bars after a business woman claims he assaulted her. A woman claims 49-year-old Richard Bruce Carver made racial and sexual comments towards her outside of a business in Waveland. The woman says the suspect spit…

Man allegedly attacked over state flag

A recent incident in Hattiesburg regarding the state flag encourages one Coastal woman to remind people of the importance of voting. News 25’s Kendra Turley sat down with Deborah Simpson and brings us her story. A state flag demonstration quickly…